Top 12 Tasty Dessert Spots in Zurich
Where To Find Fabulous Cakes and Pastries in Zurich
After having a delicious healthy meal in one of Daniela’s recommended “Top 7 Healthy Restaurants in Zürich”, you might just fancy a nice dessert or cake afterwards. Daniela has selected some great spots in Zurich that offer a delicious choice of cakes and desserts. At most of them you can always purchase a cake to take home too.
Cake from Confiserie Honold
Confiserie Honold have branches in the centre of Zurich at Rennweg 53 as well as in Zürichberg, Stadelhofen Railway station, Küsnacht and Herrliberg. As well as chocolates to die for, they also have fabulous cakes and tarts, homemade Birchermuesli and in Summer wonderful ice creams too. Visit Honold’s website here.
Cupcake Affair, located in Spitalgasse, just off Hirschenplatz in the Niederdorf offers the most delicious cupcakes which come in two sizes – regular and mini. They are all baked freshly every day and the sponge is delicate and light and the icing is creamy and fresh and not overpowering in quantity! Cupcake Affair’s website.
Babu’s is a great place for a juice, a smoothie or a fabulous piece of cake. You can relax over a coffee and in their cafe and indulge or you can take away. They also do acai fruit smoothie bowls. Located in Löwenstrasse a stone’s throw from Bahnhofstrasse. Visit the website here.
Cafe Schober 1842 is renowned for being one of the prettiest cafés in Zurich and they have a pretty wonderful selection of freshly made cakes, strudels and patisserie to match. Team your chosen delicacy up with one of their sensational hot chocolates and if you’re brave go the whole hog and have whipped cream on top too! Cafe Schober website.
Confiserie Sprüngli is of course best known for its Luxembürgli macarons and chocolate, but it also has a great selection of cakes and pastries. Take a seat at the Paradelplatz branch and enjoy “Kafee und Kuchen” in style. Confiserie Sprungli website.
Café Felix is an elegant cafe in Bellevue which is open 7 days a week. With the exuberant flower arrangements, delicious Teuscher truffles (you must try the champagne one) and lovely selection of cakes it’s a great place to have a coffee (or hot chocolate!) and watch the world go by. Tip: the seats upstairs give you a grand view of the cafe below! Café Felix website
Miyuko is a small tea and cake shop located on Beckenhofstrasse. It offers tea, coffee, croissants and gluten, vegan and lactose free cakes. It is the perfect place to have brunch or afternoon tea and offers courses for baking these healthy cakes. To find out more, visit Miyuko’s website
Haus Hiltl offer vegan and lactose-free cakes and brownies. They are delicious and small and can be taken away. There is also the delicatessen shop offering tasty snacks to take away. The Hiltl restaurant at PKZ rooftop terrace is also a great place to have fabulous food with a view and the Hiltl Sihlpost is right next to Zurich HB. Visit Hiltl’s website here.
Tibits is a vegetarian and vegan self-service restaurant which also offers delicious cakes (the cheese cake is awesome!), brownies and deserts to eat there or take away. It is located closer to the lake so you could grab a brownie and enjoy it by the water on a sunny day in Zurich. Visit the Tibits website.
Milchbar Zurich – as well as serving great coffees in a beautiful square just off Bahnhofstrasse, the Milchbar also has a good selection of top quality cakes and pastries. It also serves a mean brunch! Visit the Milchbar website here.
Michelle’s Cupcakes sells the most delicious of cupcakes and has 2 locations, the main store at Talacker 34, 8001 Zurich where there are some window seats to enjoy your cakes and the Bakery in Luisenstrasse 19, 8005. Michelle prides herself on the quality of her cupcakes & delicious home-made treats, many of which are vegan. Michelle’s Cupcakes website
Schokolato is actually not in the city of Zurich but is located at the new shopping area opposite the Glattzentrum in Wallisellen. The tirimisu is to die for and the ice creams are amazing too! For more information visit Schokolato’s website.
The Dolder Grand offers a wonderful takeaway service and some of the highlights have got to be their amazing cakes and patisseries. They are created by the Dolder’s celebrated pastry chef Christian Hümbs and you can order them online and pick them up at the hotel. See the picture of the Dolder Cake below. For more information visit The Dolder Grand website.
The Dolder Cake by Pastry Chef Christian Hümbs of the The Dolder Grand Hotel
Article researched and compiled by Daniela Sekler and Sofia Mikton.
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